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Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address on Sunday (AP/Andrew Medichini)

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Assyrian Christians take part in a protest in the Lebanese capital Beirut (AP/Hussein Malla)

US bishops ask faithful to ‘unite with our suffering brothers and sisters’

Cardinal Gerhard Müller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (AP/Gregorio Borgia)

Cardinal Gerhard Müller says bishops ‘have the obligation to prevent’ abuse

Francis greets the faithful this week (CNS)

‘Holy Year of Mercy’ will begin on December 8

The Universe as it was in 1925

The Universe, established 155 years ago, will move to new format in July

Fr Dennis George being restrained by police (©Fr Dennis George)

Priest tells Catholic charity that police choked his neck and dragged women into vans

Pope Francis greets priests and seminarians in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican (Photo: PA)

Francis made the remark in his most candid interview to date

Pope Francis hears a Confession during a penitential liturgy in St Peter's Basilica (CNS)

The Pope says people should leave the confessional ‘with happiness in their hearts and faces radiating hope’

Vatican Secretary of State Pietro Parolin (AP/Sergei Grits)

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Pope John XXIII in his official portrait (CNS). 
Below is a page from the comic book narrating his life (CNS)

The Story of Pope John XXIII – by the artist behind Thor and the Avengers – is re-issued thanks to a Kickstarter campaign